anonymous

7:25am

Mon December 2, 2013
Cops & Courts

Is internet vigilantism justified when governments fail to uphold the law?

Cases of rape in Steubenville and Maryville were re-opened after online activist group Anonymous brought media attention and exposure to perpetrators. So what is the power of online dissent? And what if the laws themselves are unjust? Many online vigilantes are lashing out in response to increasing state and corporate surveillance. What tactics are acceptable? And how are governments responding to civil disobedience online? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

  

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12:00am

Thu June 20, 2013
Politics

On Today's Your Call: Where is online activism most effective?

On today's Your Call, we’ll discuss digital activism and real-world change. Online organizing played an important role in Occupy Wall Street and the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt. What do those movements tell us about digital activism and grassroots organizing?  Should people who are critical of corporate power think twice about organizing through Facebook and Twitter? And with revelations of government surveillance online, should activists change their tactics? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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